For nearly two years, RAND researchers have been engaged in a broad, forward-thinking exercise to explore what the "Days After a Deal" might look like in terms of U.S. policy options, Iran's foreign policy, and regional responses from Israel and Saudi Arabia.
And now that a nuclear agreement has been struck, experts remain focused on the future—exploring what may come next in a series of commentaries published this week.
Lynn Davis, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Alireza Nader, and Jeffrey Martini reflect on what's ahead. The group addresses questions including how the United States may de-emphasize military threats against Iran in the region, what kind of reaction can be expected from anti-American conservatives who hold power in Iran, and what the possibility of warmer U.S.-Iran relations may mean to Israel.
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